Winner Take All

Villanova and North Carolina have met in the NCAA Tournament five times ... and four of those times, the winner of the game has gone on to win the NCAA Championship:

 Year     Round  Winner  Title Game
 1982  Regional Final  North Carolina, 70-60     North Carolina 63, Georgetown 62
 1985  Regional Final  Villanova, 56-44  Villanova 66, Georgetown 64
 1991  Second Round  North Carolina, 84-69  Duke 72, Kansas 65
 2005  Regional Semifinal     North Carolina, 67-66  North Carolina 75, Illinois 70
 2009  Semifinal  North Carolina, 83-69  North Carolina 89, Michigan St. 72  

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